Workshop – Gender and Mobility in Africa
Tunis, November 2018
The workshop in Tunis on the topic of Gender and Mobility in Africa was organized jointly by the Islamic Development Bank (IdDB) and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The two banks partnered in organizing this workshop aimed at dispelling the myth that transport is ‘gender neutral’.
The purpose of the workshop was to discuss challenges , best practices, lessons learnt, and the way forward in advancing geder equality in the transport sector. All participants became familiar with practical tools to integrate in the transport sector, as e.g. the AfDB Guidelines on Gender Mainstreaming in Transport.
The participants were transport and gender experts of the AfDB and the IsDB, including many project managers. Our role was to share best-practices and lessons learned for mainstreaming gender in the transport sector and excange on possibe future collaboration. Moreover, the Department for International Development (DFID), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) presented their actual work on the topic of gender and mobility.